1940. Item #87516
Terao 寺尾新 and Honda 本田正次, authors and Onchi Kōshirō 恩地孝四郎, binding. Dōbutsu to Shokubutsu no Seikatsu 動物と植物の生活 [Daily life of Animals and Plants]. Tokyo: Shinchōsha 新潮社. Shōwa 18 . 1st printing, 287+ pp.  preliminary pps with photo reproductions of animals and plants. Small 8vo. Printed paper over boards, cloth spine, printed slipcase. Some toning. Lovely light and dark green botanical designs on the front and rear boards. Japanese text with black and white line drawings. Interestingly, not included in the Onchi book binding raisonné, Onchi Kōshirō Seihon no Gyō 恩地孝四郎装本の業, but appears on p.128 of Hon No Bijutsu 本の美術. This lovely illustrated “Daily life of Animals and Plants” was the seventh volume of the Shin Nihon Shōnen Shōjyo Bunko 新日本少年少女文庫, the New Japanese Library For Boys and Girls.